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The Book of Unwritten Tales
Adventure Classic Gaming
15 February 2015
Excerpt: The Book of Unwritten Tales, released originally in German in 2009 and later in English in 2011 by King Art Games, is anything but innovative. Yet, I can imagine the game's developer taking this as a compliment.
Summary: 'The Book of Unwritten Tales' is an old-fashioned adventure game from German indie studio KING Art. It is set in a fantasy world rife with spoofs and jokes. It’s far more similar to the 90s adventure titles from LucasArts than the more recent stuff from Telltale games.
The Book Of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles – Review (PC)
7 September 2013
Excerpt: “Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is? Insanity is doing the exact same fucking thing over and over again, expecting shit to change. That..is..crazy. But the first time I solved a puzzle that way I thought they were bullshitting me so boom, I ignored it. The thing is…okay..
The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles
Adventure Classic Gaming
15 June 2013
Excerpt: The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles is a traditional point-and-click adventure game from German developer King Art Games. The game is a prequel, rather than a sequel, to The Book of Unwritten Tales previously released by the same developer.
Excerpt: Wow!!! What a great game!! What a treat! This is the way that adventure games used to be made in the good old days! It's a welcome, modern example of the kind of fun that made us all fall in love with gaming in the first place, and playing it is guaranteed to make you feel good.
The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles by gremlin
15 January 2013
Excerpt: What is it? It seems that games journalists are constantly bemoaning the saturation of the games market with sequels: publishers know what has worked in the past, so assume that the same will work in the future. Okay, a reasonably fair, but boring, assumption.
The Critter Chronicles - Prequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales
14 January 2013
Excerpt: Was it really only fifteen months ago that I reviewed The Book of Unwritten Tales, that polished homage to the classic third-person LucasArts point-and-click adventure? Now, we have a prequel to TBoUT called The Critter Chronicles, in which we learn how that curious duo of derring-do, Nate and...
Conclusion: Following in the wake of the exceptional The Book of Unwritten TalesThe Critter Chronicles was inevitably destined for an uphill trek to achieve the same player satisfaction. Using only two of the four protagonists from the original, the prequel smartly decides to play for smaller stakes, and keeps...